LAST UPDATED: October 28, 2021


Check this page for important dates, deadlines, and tournament schedules throughout the year. You'll be glad you did!

• Illinois Coaches' Training  //  now available online!
-Coach training has caught up to the 21st century!
-Click here to access the Illinois Odyssey of the Mind Coaches' Training video!

• Illinois Judge/Volunteer Training  //  to be posted online this winter!
-Judge training has *ALSO* caught up to the 21st century!
-Volunteers no longer have to drive to complete a training - you can do it from home!
-Registered judges will receive an email with instructions a few weeks before competition.

-Click here to register as a volunteer/judge

• Illinois Competition Registration Due  //  Friday, February 12, 2022
-All teams wishing to compete at the Illinois tournament must register
-Click here to register ($35 if on or before Jan. 31, $50 thereafter)

• Illinois State Tournament  //  Saturday, March 12, 2022
-Location: Central Junior High School, Belleville, Illinois
-Competition schedule to be posted closer to the event

-NEW FOR 2022: Problems 2 and 3 can be solved virtually to accommodate teams unable to travel!
-Winning teams will qualify to represent Illinois at the international World Finals competition in May!

• Illinois Pin/Shirt Re-Orders Due  //  Tuesday, April 12, 2022
-Click here to access the Shirt & Pin Online Store
-NOTE: Pin and shirt orders for World Finals 2021 due by April 12
             (For faster processing and shipping, please send one order for
             an entire team or group)

• Odyssey of the Mind World Finals  //  May 25 - May 28, 2022
-Location: To be announced (Iowa State University OR Michigan State University)
-Details to be posted at
Odyssey of the Mind HQ!